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James Hill – Mariposa Talks Interview

In this interview for the Mariposa Talks series, ukulele maestro James Hill tells us why he chose the ukulele over the violin (it was more fun), talks about some exciting new directions he’s taken in his latest album, and addresses the question of whether the...

Ever-Lovin’ Jug Band Romping Through Mariposa

There’s something special about a jug band! It’s like comfort food, tunefulness, history and fun all rolled together into one entertaining, wholesome package. The Ever-Lovin’ Jug Band is this and more, with their original tunes in the style of the jug bands of the 1920s, plus some...

Balancing Fervour and Trance, Acoustic and Electric, MAZ is Coming to Mariposa

This exciting quartet has bridged the space between electric jazz and French Canadian folk with brilliant results. They describe themselves as a bold assertion of Quebec’s traditional identity with a modern edge but, to their audience, they’re pure spirit-moving, fun-loving, aural magic. Their debut album,...